I am a tax attorney whose practice focuses on civil and criminal taxpayer representation before the IRS and DOJ. I train accountants and attorneys.to represent taxpayers and build a rep practice.
Get to know Eric L. Green
The focus of Attorney Eric L. Green’s practice is taxpayer representation before the IRS, Department of Justice Tax Division and state departments of revenue. He is a frequent lecturer on tax topics, including estate planning, and handling tax audits and tax controversies. Eric runs a weekly podcast found in ITunes called Tax Rep, and is the author of The Accountant’s Guide to IRS Collection and the Accountant's Guide to Reesolving Tax Debts: Offers-in-Compromise, Installment Agreements and Uncollectable Status. Mr. Green has also been quoted in USA Today, CreditCard.com, Consumer Reports Financial News, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, and he is an advisor and columnist for CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure.
Eric is a Past Chair of the Connecticut Bar Tax Section, the American Bar Association's Tax Section Committee on Closely Held Businesses, and is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.
Eric L. Green's Blog Posts
Advanced Criminal Tax Issues Part 2: The Tax Man Cometh, EA Journal, Vol. 30, No. 6, September-October 2012 The Eggshell Audit Part 1: A Primer, The Journal of Practice & Procedure, CCH Publishing, June-July 2012 Advanced Criminal Tax Issues Part 1: Handling Civil IRS Examinations When There Are Indications of Fraud, EA Journal, Vol. 30, No. 4, July-August 2012 Quoted in CREDITCARD.COM - Reward Point “Gifts” are Taxable, Says The IRS - January 31, 2012 Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Business Record Keeping Requirements, Punts on Issue of Illegal Jeopardy Assessment, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 52, Issue 5, Sept/Oct 2011 Using Code Section 7430 to Obtain Fees and Resolve Your Taxpayer’s Case, The Journal of Practice & Procedure, CCH Publishing, June-July, 2011 Eggshell Audits: What Accountants Need to Know, Sumnews – the Magazine of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accounts, Inc., Volume 22, Number 3, Summer 2011 Department of Revenue Collection Procedures: Why Hard Economic Times Call for New Approaches, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 52, Issue 3, May/June 2011 Quoted in CREDITCARD.COM – 1099-C Surprise: IRS Tax Follows Cancelled Debt – January 14, 2011 Making the IRS a Qualified Offer it Can’t Refuse: Using Qualified Offers to Help Settle Tax Cases and Obtain Reimbursement of Costs, The Journal of Practice & Procedure, CCH Publishing, April-May, 2010 Tax Compliance, Economic Hardship and the IRS Levy: The Recent Tax Court Decision in Vinatieri v. Commissioner Changes the Impact of Tax Compliance on Hardship Cases, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 51, Issue 2, March/April 2010 Sentencing in Federal Tax Crimes: a String of Recent Supreme Court Cases Sharply Reduces the Impact of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 50, Issue 6, November/December 2009 Recent Tax Court Innocent Spouse Rulings Under §6015(f) Have Made §6015(b) and (c) Superfluous, The Journal of Practice & Procedure, CCH Publishing, August-September 2009 Recent Connecticut Case Raises the Bar for Small Business Recordkeeping Requirements, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 50, Issue 3, May/June 2009 IRS Announces new Voluntary Disclosure Deal for Offshore Account Holders – September 23, 2009 Deadline, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 50, Issue 3, May/June 2009 An Overview of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty and Other Third Party Liability, Connecticut CPA Magazine, January 2009 IRS Collection Policies and Procedures: A Practitioner Update on New and Overlooked IRS Collection Ideas, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 49, Issue 5, September/October 2008 Quoted in Consumer Reports: Money Advisor – A Letter From the IRS? No Need To Panic – Here Is How to Respond!, June 2008 Edition Tax Fraud: Pitfalls Representing Clients Before the IRS, Connecticut CPA Magazine, Vol. 49, Issue 2, March/April 2008 Estate Planning, Insurance, and the Non Citizen Spouse, National Underwriter, February 2008 Quoted in USA TODAY – Giving While Living, August 24, 2007 Quoted in USA TODAY – Death’s Certain. Taxes, Avoidable!, August 24, 2007
Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel
Nolan Fellow of the American Bar Association's Tax Section